Online RN-BSN General Studies

General Studies requirements for an Online RN-BSN degree


University General Studies Requirements

Students who do not have or plan to obtain an Associate of Arts degree must complete the following General Studies Requirements. Students with an AA degree must also comply with the Foreign Language requirement.

Common Prerequisite and Gordon Rule

Courses marked with * are common pre-requisites for Nursing

Communication 6 sh

  1. ENC 1101 English Composition I
  2. ENC 1102 English Composition II

Mathematics 6 sh

  1. MAC 1105 College Algebra or MGF 1106 Math for Liberal Arts I
  2. STA 2023 Statistics *

Social Sciences: Historical 3 sh
(Choose one course)

  1. AMH 2010 US to 1877
  2. AMH 2020 US since 1877
  3. EUH 1000 Western Perspectives I
  4. EUH 1001 Western Perspectives II

Social Sciences: Behavior 3 sh

  1. DEP 2004 Human Development Across the Lifespan *

Social Science: Socio-Political Perspectives 3 sh

  1. SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology *

Common Pre-requisite 3 sh

  1. HSC 2577 Nutrition *

Humanities – Literature 3 sh
(choose one course)

  1. AML 2072 Sex, Money, and Power in American Literature
  2. LIT 1122 Great Books I
  3. LIT 2030 Introduction to Poetry
  4. LIT 2040 Introduction to Drama
  5. LIT 2100 Introduction to Literature
  6. LIT 2110 Western Literature I
  7. LIT 2120 Western Literature II
  8. LIT 2931 Encountering Literature

Humanities - Fine Arts 3 sh
(Choose one course)

  1. ARH 1010 Introduction to Art History
  2. ARH 2050 Western Survey I: Greek to Renaissance
  3. ARH 2051 Art History Survey II: Baroque to Contemporary
  4. ART 1015C Exploring Artistic Vision
  5. ARH 2821 Visual Culture Today
  6. MUH 2930 The Music Experience: Special Topics
  7. MUL 2110 Music in Western Civilization
  8. THE 2000 The Theatre Experience
  9. THE 2300 Survey of Dramatic Literature


Humanities - Contemporary Values and Expressions 3 sh
(Choose one course)

  1. PHI 2010 Introduction to Philosophy
  2. PHI 2100 Introduction to Logic 
  3. PHI 2603 Ethics in Contemporary Society
  4. REL 2000 Introduction to Religion
  5. SPC 2608 Basic Communication Skills

Natural Sciences 7 sh

  1. BSC 1085 Anatomy & Physiology I *
  2. BSC 1085L Anatomy & Physiology I Lab *
  3. BSC 1086 Anatomy & Physiology II *
  4. BSC 1086L Anatomy & Physiology II Lab *
  5. MCB 1000 Fundamentals of Microbiology *
  6. MCB 1000L Fundamentals of Microbiology Lab *
  7. One 3 Semester Hour course with the following prefix:  CHM, BSC, BCH, PCB, PHY

Foreign Language Requirement

  1. Earning two credits of a single foreign language in high school or one credit in high school and the second semester (four semester hours) of the same foreign language at an accredited postsecondary institution demonstrating proficiency through the second level.
  2. Satisfactory completion of two semesters (8-10 semester hours) of a single foreign language at a postsecondary institution prior to admission to UWF demonstrating proficiency through the second level. Grades of “P” are acceptable for this requirement.
  3. Satisfactory completion of two semesters (8-10 semester hours) of a single foreign language at UWF demonstrating proficiency through the second level. Grades of “P” are acceptable for this requirement.
  4. Successful completion of the following tests with appropriate test scores:
    1. CLEP subject matter examinations.
    2. MAPS-Latin examination published by the College Entrance Examination Board.
    3. Proficiency examination at UWF.

Students completing 8-10 semester hours of American Sign Language with passing grades will have satisfied the foreign language admission requirement.

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